Press Releases

Record fans attend gig in Number One Riverside

Oct 17, 2014 12:27 BST Rochdale Borough Council Music lovers from far and wide visited Number One Riverside last weekend for an intimate gig and signing with indie hit, Josh Record.

Youth Publisher relocates to Scottish Highlands

Oct 15, 2014 21:04 BST Bombadil Publishing New jobs created in the Highlands when youth publisher Bombadil Publishing relocates to Dornie in the Scottish Highlands. Michael Russell MSP for Argyll & Bute: “I am glad to see a young people’s publisher with an interesting new business model moving into Scotland and I am sure that the Highlands will benefit greatly from such new creative jobs”.

The Poetry Society Hosts Free, Live Online Reading

Oct 14, 2014 16:38 BST Transatlantic Poetry on Air Poetry lovers have a new way to hear their favourite writers read their work live -- wherever they are in the world. The Poetry Society, the UK's 4,000-member poetry organisation, is using Google technology for a special kind of poetry reading that could only happen in the twenty-first century.

News Release:  Tolerance is NOT a Virtue

Oct 12, 2014 08:46 BST Spider Communication Limited In this short book, the author sets out the truth about our over-valued ideas of 'tolerance'. At best, tolerance is a useless concept. At worst, it's a vice. Tolerance of bad religion has resulted in death and alienation. Lazy thinking about tolerance has led to confusion about racism, genetics, and gay marriage. Political 'tolerance' is another word for 'cowardice'.

 Nominations for 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award announced today

Oct 09, 2014 16:27 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award The list of nominees for the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) was announced today at the Frankfurt Book Fair by Boel Westin, the incoming chair of the ALMA jury. The list includes 50 first-time nominees among a total of 197 candidates from 61 countries.

CloseUp Productions contribute to the new documentary Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama

Oct 03, 2014 12:58 BST CloseUp PR. CloseUp Productions are proud to have contributed to the new documentary "Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama", which will broadcast on Swedish SVT2 on Friday 3 October at 8pm. "Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama" examines the popular fascination of Nordic crime fiction, TV drama and feature films. The documentary is directed by Lars Hogéus.

Aug 20, 2014 15:20 BST Sims Gallery The new book “Borlase Smart – a life in Art” (ISBN 9781291959079) has been launched, with copies on offer throughout the forthcoming exhibition of the artist's work in St Ives at the promotional price of £12 (RRP £19.99). The book includes reproductions of 100 works and a fascinating reappraisal of the artist's oeuvre. It is available to purchase at the promotional price at www.borlase-smart.co.uk

Aug 06, 2014 02:25 BST Keltic Clothing Books, Authors, and Artists (BAA) announced they would continue providing readers with extra, unique and original content at the end of their current and future titles - an enhanced ‘About the Author’ section containing character interviews by the author.

Jul 08, 2014 11:35 BST Keltic Clothing Science-fiction author Carolyn Holland has announced she would use the pen name of C. Evenfall to write paranormal fiction in the coming months.